Oslo: AMAP-Artic Monitoring and Assessment Programme, 1998. Thick Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Off-white spine with black text; Cloth has minor shelf wear, besides slight smudges on front panel, exterior is generally clean with strong and sturdy panels; Text block shows slight shelf wear along exterior edges due to handling, previous owner's name on ffep, otherwise pages are clean with tight binding; pp 859. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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Washington: Government Printing Office, 1902. Thick octavo; pp 782; G-/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; full title: Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, Showing the Operations, Expenditures, and Condition of the Institution for the Year Ending June 30, 1901; cloth has moderate wear to exterior; noticeable rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows age toned exterior edges; interior lightly toned; previous owner's name to ffep; slight cracking to gutter at pp 400-401; cracking to gutters; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Washington, D.C. The Archaeological Institute of America, 1921. Vol. XI, Nos. 1-2. Booklet [8x12]; pp ; G-/paperback; beige spine without text; February; covers have slight sunning to exterior; small chips to edges; slight smudges to exterior; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated; frontispiece NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box, in Netdesk office.
London: The Religious Tract Society. 32mo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green embossed paper with gold print, cloth is puckering, bumps to corners, wear to spine caps, spotting, shelfwear; Text block has gilt edges, endpapers in front and rear torn along hinges, some spotting to endpapers, rear endpapers have vendor label, slight amount of foxing; vi, 192 pages, illustrated.
London: Baldwin and Cradock, 1837. Octavo; Fair+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print, print worn away; Boards quarter bound with brown leather to spine and corners, marbled paper to boards, wear to spine caps, worn, exposed corners, print portions of spine have worn away, leather torn along the length of both front and rear hinges, scuffing to leather, shelfwear to paper; Text block has speckled edges, bookplate to front pastedown, mild tanning to endpapers, hinges cracked front and rear, text clean and tight though there is slight age-toning and ink transfer to pages; ix, 617 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Washington, D.C. U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, 1947. Quarto; pp 293; G/no-DJ; navy spine with gilt text; full title; The Colorado River: A Natural Menace Becomes a National Resource [Interim Report on the Status of the Investigations Authorized to be Made by the Boulder Canyon Project Act and the Boulder Canyon Project Adjustment Act]; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight toning to pages; previous owner's name to ffep; minor cracking to front gutter; bent page edges toward front; profusely illustrated with maps and photographs; maps tipped in at rear.
Albany: Luther Tucker, 1846. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown embossed cloth with gold print, chipping at hinges and spine, spine caps torn away, worn corners and edges, shelfwear; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf and title page, vertical tear to rear flyleaf, tanning/age-toning to paper; 392 pages, illustrated.
Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1936. Quarto; G-/no-DJ paperback; Tan spine with black text; Covers have slight shelf wear with light rubbing & slight smudges on exterior, fraying spine edges, previous owner's name and ex-library stamp on front; Text block shows shelf wear along exterior edges due to handling & age, and slight cracking between pp 168-169 along binding, but pages inside are unmarked; pp 540. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Washington: American Forest Institute, 1980. Quarto; VG; Paperback; Spine, green with gold print; Paperback book accompanied by 27 GreenAmerica folded posters housed in green slipcase; Slipcase in green cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Book and posters clean and bright; Some posters carry legend “A Quarterly Publication of the American Forest Institute” and are dated 1972-1973; 64 pages, illustrated (color) + 27 color posters. [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
Boston: Massachusetts Horticultural Society, 1880. First Edition. Octavo; pp 545; G/no-DJ; green spine with gilt lettering and rule to spine; ex-library; cloth has light soiling to exterior; some rubbing to corners; blind-stamped triple borders to boards; text block has some age toning to page edges; previous library's bookplate to front pastedown; slight cracking to gutters; frontispiece with tissue guard; tissue guard has closed tear to fore edge; illustrated with some having tissue guards throughout text; ex-library markings to preface page; interior clean.
Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1980. First edition; signed. Thin, small folio in brown hardcovers with green and yellow illustrated DJ in brodart; VG/VG; ivory letters on spine; in very good condition; author signature on illustrated title page; contains a chapter on "Concern for the Planet"; pp. 112; shelved on front table.
London: London County Council, 1961. Quarto; pp 182; G/no-DJ; green/dark green spine with ivory text; cloth has light wear to exterior; minor edge wear; previous bookshop's small sticker to rear; faux flaps; text block has slight toning; profusely illustrated; previous owner's name to ffep; slightly cocked spine.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1899. Octavo; pp 144; Fair/no-DJ; blue spine with gilt text; cloth has slight soiling to exterior; slight darkening to spine; fraying to spine edges; light rubbing to edges; sturdy boards; text block shows light age toning to exterior edges; cracking to gutters; maps at rear pastedown; ex-library with markings inside; frontispiece; profusely illustrated.
Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1901. Hardcover Octavo; VG; Dark Brown Spine with Gilt Text; Boards show staining. Rubbing and chipping on edges and corners; Text block age toned. Foxing on edges. Shadowing on certain pages opposite plates. Otherwise clean. Text and illustration legible and clear. Inscription to previous owner on front end paper. Order form in back of book; pp 642.
Boston: American Tract Society, 1863. First Edition. Octavo, 146 pages; VG; in publisher's purple cloth with gilt titling and snowflakes to spine, gilt title to covers; mild rubbing to boards, slight fading to spine; all edges of text block gilt; name to ffep; illustrated frontispiece, with 12 blue and white plates of snowflakes; scarce; shelved case 10.
Santa Fe, NM: Herbert W. Yeo, n.d. Octavo; pp 248; Fair/no-DJ; reddish rust spine with gilt text; cloth has slight spotting to exterior; sturdy boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to front pastedown; age toning to front endpapers; interior clean; illustrated with charts; chips to tail edge of p 11; slight cracking to rear gutter.
Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1921. First Edition. Hardcover Octavo; G; Gold-Beige spine with black text; Spine cocked. Rubbing on boards, edges and corners. Damp stain on back board. Text block age toned. Tear down length of binding near verso of front end paper. Scuffing on certain pages throughout text block. Ephemera at front end paper; pp 888.
Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1897. Hardcover Octavo; G-; Green Spine with Gilt Text; Rubbing and damp staining on boards. Rubbing on edges and corners. Dinging on edges. Spine cocked; Text block age toned. Tear down length of binding near verso of front end paper. Closed and open tears on end papers. Foxing on certain pages within text block; pp 686.
Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1899. Hardcover Octavo; VG; Green Spine with Gilt Text; Sunning on spine has caused it to change from dark blue to green. Sunning on edges. Rubbing and/or bumping on corners. Foxing on spines and boards. Spine cocked; Text block age toned. Foxing on fore edge and foot edge. Foxing on certain pages within text block; pp 768.
Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1915. First Edition. Hardcover Octavo; G/VG; Purple Spine with Silver Text; Dinging on corners. Spine cocked. Rubbing and staining on boards; Text block age toned. Foxing on end papers and paste downs. Sunning on spine. Rubbing and dinging on edges. Foxing on certain pages within text block. pp 715.
Savannah: A Beehive Press Book, Library of Georgia, 1997. Quarto; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, purple with gold print; Slipcase in tan cloth with silver print, clean and strong; Boards in purple cloth, blemish to front, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xlii pages + unnumbered color plates, frontispiece, illustrated.
La Jolla, CA: California Sea Grant College Program, 1985. Unstated, apparent first edition. Paperback octavo. VG- with no dust jacket. Tan spine with maroon lettering. Owner name to front wrapper near the top corner. Wrappers clean, binding intact, text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 167pp.
New York: D.Van Nostrand Company, Inc., 1954. First Edition. Quarto; G+/G+; dust jacket w/brodart protective sleeve spine black w/tan txt. Some shelfwear; strong musty odor; creasing at joints, wear and creasing all along DJ, chipping and separation of DJ and inside flaps, missing portions at head of spine and general wear; slight cocking of spine; boards firm, prev owner sticker on inside frnt board, otherwise clean; binding is strong, lightly loose at hinges, separation from head band but serviceable; pages have minor wear, spotting and discoloration from aging, though prints still glossy and visible, "best regards" inscription to prev own signed by author on free frnt age, in very good cond. as is. 541pp + 40 prints.
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1819. Second Edition. Quarto, xvi, 420,  pages; VG; bound in contemporary straight-grain morocco, gilt and blind border rolls, rebacked with majority of spine preserved, missing part of head of spine; some rubbing to boards, primarily corners; bookplate to front and rear pastedown; illustrated with 10 black and white lithograph plates, 7 hand colored aquatint plates (including frontispiece), 4 maps (of which 3 are folding); with errata leaf in rear; VG consignment; shelved case 9.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2009. Octavo; G+/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, green with black print; DJ has small label at bottom of spine, else clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with green cloth to spine and light green paper to boards, blemishes at bottom of spine in the front and rear, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xx, 248 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1979. Oblong Quarto; unpaginated; VG-/G-; gray spine with white text; dust jacket has moderate wear to exterior; slight dings to edges; cloth shows to light wear to exterior; some rubbing wear to corners; strong boards; text block edges show slight wear; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated with black and white photographs; plate signed by Ansel Adams to ffep; additional shipping may be added to items due to weight.
New York: The Macmillan Company, n.d. Quarto; pp 191; VG-/G+; Black spine with ivory text; slight chipping to corners, light age toning to flaps, price clipped front flap; cloth shows slight wear to exterior, light rubbing to head and tail edges, otherwise clean, strong and intact; text block has wear to exterior edges, residue of adhesive to half title page, otherwise interior clean; else good; inscribed by author;.
Sao Paulo: Empresa das Artes, 2006. Quarto: VG/VG: Shades of blue, green and black spine with blue and white text: DJ is clean with light shelfwear, bumping to upper corner: Boards are strong and clean, light edgewear, slight bumping to corners and tail os pine: Textblock is clean and pages free of markings, folds or tears: 173 pp.
Seattle: Superior Publishing Company, 1954. Quarto; G-/Poor; Black spine with orange text; Dust jacket is frayed with several tears, moisture residue on back, rubbed exterior and corners & age toned; Previous owner's name on front free endpaper; Boards have shelfwear, rubbed corners and exterior; Textblock is age toned; pp 157.
Harrisburg: The Stackpole Company, 1959. Third printing. Octavo; VG/G; Gray spine with white text; Dust jacket has few small tears at edges, lightly sunned exterior and some slight rubbing along edges, but overall intact; Cloth is slightly sunned with strong and sturdy panels; Text block has very slight wear on exterior edges and pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 241.
Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne: Rigby Limited, 1972. First Edition. Octavo; pp 62; VG/G; blue spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slightly sunned exterior, mostly to spine and flap edges; minor chipping to edges; cloth is clean, strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; illustrated; interior clean.
Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1992. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; pp 241; G/G; dark green spine with blue and white text; dust jacket has light wear to exterior; price clipped front flap; cloth clean; slightly splayed boards; text block has light foxing to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; inscribed by author;.
St. Helena, CA: Napa Valley Vintners, 2013. First Edition. Oblong quarto; unpaginated; VG-/VG-; black spine with white and yellow text; dust jacket has light wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: George R Lockwood, ND [1870?]. Early Edition. Quarto; VG-; 334 pages; Tooled leather with gilt titling on spine, raised bands; VOL. 2 ONLY; Full color plates intact, protected by tissue guards; Gilt edges; Sewn-in silk bookmark; Marbled endpapers; Bookstore bookplate on front pastedown; Scuffing and some fraying to the edges of the boards and spine; Bumping/fraying to the corners; Some foxing to the edges of the text block; Toning to pages as typical; PS Consignment, shelved case 10.
San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1998. First. Quarto. vg+/vg; dj, pink sky over blue to black fade with orange text; HB, blue boards with gold text on spine. endpapers, green; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 216 pp.; maps and color photos; dj, minor chipping and wear; else very good.
Barcelona: Lunwerg Editores. Quarto: VG-/VG: Black spine with white text: DJ has general shelfwear, some scuff marks: Boards are strong with edgewear, slight bumping to head and tail of spine and corners, large liquid stains to back board: Textblock is clean, front free pages and pastedowns dust stained, otherwise pages clean and unmarked: Text is entirely in SPANISH: 226 pp. [Over sized book. Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.].
Beverley Tucker: Washington, D.C., 1858. Thick Quarto; pp 1005; G/no-DJ; brown spine with gilt text; odd volume; full title: Reports of Exploration and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean; cloth has light sunning to exterior; sturdy boards; text block has light age toning to exterior edges; interior shows light foxing to various pages; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Washington: A.O.P. Nicholson, 1859. Large Octavo; Good-; grayish tan spine with gilt text; odd volume; cloth has some rubbing to spine edges; light soiling to exterior; ex-library label to spine; sturdy boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; ex-library stamps inside and to exterior edges; ex-library bookplate to front pastedown; interior light foxing sprinkled throughout; letter from Friend of the Main Public Library, El Paso laid in at front; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: The Bombay Historical Society, 1908. Limited Edition, 1/1,200. Quarto, 292 pages VG; 3/4 green leather with green cloth on boards; Spine is light brown with raised bands and gilt text; small stamp of previous owner on front free endpaper, otherwise there are no markings to text and pages are clean; Binding is strong; Edges of text block are uncut; Illustrated with 30 hand-finished chromolithograph plates. marbled endpapers; mild rubbing to leather on spine and to corners; shelved case 12.
Toronto and Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, 1974. Small quarto; pp 438; G-/Fair; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket shows rubbing wear to exterior; tape mends to head spine edge; some chips to edges; soiling to rear; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; slight staining to tail edge; strong boards; text block has slight soiling to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; previous owner's name to half title page; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
San Francisco, CA: Sierrra Club Books, 1985. First Edition. Qto. VG/VG. tall ivory DJ spine with black capitals as titling from tip to tail. gently worn ends and extremities, light wear and under clear protective cover. fully illustrated jacket front with enlarged black and white titling. light gray clothbound HB with incised titling and illustration in gray. SIGNED TO BOORSTIN BY AUTHOR ON RIGHT FEP. the textblock is highlighted by large illustrations and views usually full page in size and panoramic in orientation. no marks inside, read lightly. 210 pp. ISBN# 0871568454.